Subnetting Made Easy
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Subnetting Made Easy

Subnet in seconds. Subnet in your head. Subnet in your sleep. Pass the CCNA!
4.3 (220 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,064 students enrolled
Created by Tom Meservy
Last updated 6/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Mad subnetting skills - You will be able to subnet quickly and effectively using the proven method taught in this course
  • Traditional subnetting know how and ability
  • Knowledge and ability to convert binary numbers to decimal
  • Knowledge and ability to convert decimal numbers to binary
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Requirements
  • No materials are required, however, I include an Excel spreadsheet for illustrating many aspects of subnetting.
Description

Are you looking for a course to teach you the fundamentals of subnetting? Have you tried to learn subnetting but just ended up confused? Do you know how to subnet but find it painful to do? Are you preparing for the CCNA? If so, this course is for you!

Learn to Subnet Easily in Half an Hour

Subnetting is an important topic for the CCNA and knowing how to do it quickly is essential. This course teaches both the traditional way of subnetting as well as a quick and easy approach that you can do in your head in seconds. The whole course, including doing the examples, takes less than an hour to complete.

Learn by Doing

This subnetting course is packed with concise illustrations to help you learn how to subnet properly. Throughout the course, an included "Subnetting Concepts" spreadsheet is used to illustrate foundational concepts liked numbering systems, converting between binary and decimal, CIDR notation, and how to subnet properly. The included spreadsheet can be used to create unlimited practice problems and also illustrates each step of the subnetting process so that you can verify each step of the process.

Additionally, several videos of handwritten examples are included.

Throughout the course we will cover the following topics:

  • Numbering systems
  • Converting Binary to Decimal
  • Converting Decimal to Binary
  • Format of IP Addresses
  • Subnet Masks
  • CIDR Notation
  • Traditional approach to subnetting
  • A quick and easy way to subnet


I'm a professional instructor who has helped hundreds of students learn to subnet quickly and effectively. Come and enjoy the class as you learn how easy it is to subnet.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who have some exposure to networking
  • Those that want to learn both the traditional way to subnet and also a quick and easy method that allows you to do it in your head.
Compare to Other Subnetting Courses
Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction and Course Overview
3 Lectures 02:12

This video provides a welcome and brief overview for the course.

Course Introduction
00:31

Introduces the subnetting concepts spreadsheet that will be used throughout the course.

Course Files
00:59

Provides a brief overview of subnetting and introducing the focus of the course.

Introduction
00:42
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Foundational Concepts
5 Lectures 13:09

Provides an overview of numbering systems in general and highlights characteristics of the decimal and binary numbering systems.

Numbering Systems
04:08

When completed, you will be able to convert binary numbers to decimal.

Binary To Decimal
02:08

Illustrates how to convert binary numbers to decimal.

Binary To Decimal - Handwritten Examples
02:09

When completed, you will be able to convert decimal numbers to binary.

Decimal To Binary
01:59

Illustrates how to convert decimal numbers to binary.

Decimal To Binary - Handwritten Examples
02:45
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IP Addresses
4 Lectures 07:47

Introduces several characteristics of IP addresses.

IP Addresses and Subnet Masks
03:15

Highlights how to determine what class an IP address belongs to.

IP Address Classes
02:29

Describes the purpose and use of subnet masks.

Subnet Masks
01:17

Introduces CIDR notation and how to convert between decimal subnet masks and CIDR notation.

CIDR Notation
00:46
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Traditional Subnetting (aka Subnetting the Hard Way)
4 Lectures 13:59

Illustrates how to do IP address subnetting using the traditional process.

Traditional subnetting - Example 1
04:07

Provides another example of traditional subnetting.

Traditional Subnetting - Example 2
01:33

Provides another example of traditional subnetting.

Traditional Subnetting - Example 3
01:32

Provides a handwritten example of traditional subnetting.

Traditional Subnetting - Handwritten Example
06:47
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Subnetting Made Easy
7 Lectures 12:43

Introduces a quick and easy way to subnet consisting of four simple steps.

Overview
00:56

Illustrates how to subnet using the approach described in the previous lecture.

Example 1
02:44

Provides another example of how to easily subnet.

Example 2
01:30

Provides another example of how to easily subnet.

Example 3
01:18

Provides another example of how to easily subnet.

Example 4
01:06

Provides another example of how to easily subnet.

Example 5
00:56

Provides several handwritten examples of subnetting using the quick and easy process described in this section.

Subnetting Made Easy - Handwritten Examples
04:13

First quiz to test your knowledge of what you have learned.

Subnetting Made Easy - Quiz 1
6 questions


Subnetting Made Easy - Quiz 2
6 questions
About the Instructor
Tom Meservy
4.4 Average rating
969 Reviews
6,450 Students
4 Courses
Professor and Consultant

I'm a professor of Information Systems. I enjoy extracting business value out of technology. Over the years I have been a software developer, database administrator, systems administrator, systems analyst, and more. I've done training/consulting with Fortune 100 companies and the DOD. I’m the founder of Tech Mountain Consulting that provides world-class training, software development, and consulting. I love the outdoors. I've roasted marshmallows over a volcano!